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23 Oct 2017
Mirnyi claims 50th ATP doubles champion title
Max Mirnyi made his debut in the Kremlin Cup in 1996. It is the fifth time he has won its doubles event...
21 Oct 2017
WFYS participants support Belarus’ initiative on new Helsinki process
The open dialogue discussed youth for peace and good neighborliness. Young leaders from different countries talked over an alarming situation in the world and the measures they can undertake to rectify it...
21 Oct 2017
Belarus to take part in Indian education forum in November
"Specialists will present the Belarusian potential in higher education. For us India is an interesting partner in what concerns the exports of education services. We will continue working in this direction"...
20 Oct 2017
Works by modern Belarusian artists on display in Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The exhibition features authors from all the branches of modern Belarusian art in the area of pictorial art and sculpture...
20 Oct 2017
Belarusian songs in Chinese presented in Shanghai
The collection includes about 100 Belarusian songs translated into Chinese by Chinese translator, Professor Xue Fan. The collection was published to mark 25 years of the Belarusian-Chinese diplomatic relations...
20 Oct 2017
Belarus’ Lebyazhy water park 11th in Europe
“Can be recommended to visit the place with all the family,” reads the comment on the website...
20 Oct 2017
Plans for new bike routes in Novogrudok District to boost tourism
The 30km tour “Lithuanian Chronicles” will follow the area’s historical “pearls”: Lubcha Castle and Lauryshava Monastery. Tourists will also be able to visit the WWII related places: a partisans’ camp, a museum and a sightseeing platform...
20 Oct 2017
Belarusian Space Congress scheduled for 24-26 October
The forum participants will hear out over 120 reports by scientists and specialists from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and other countries. Belarusian cosmonauts and a large Roscosmos delegation are also expected to attend...
19 Oct 2017
Belarusian project wins international conference of young scientists in Sochi
Anastasia’s project was second to none in the Health of the Nation category. This is a medical sorbent that helps remove excessive antibodies from blood. It can be used to treat autoimmune diseases and perform transplant surgeries, when it is urgent to reduce the level of antibodies to avoid transplant rejection...
19 Oct 2017
International fund to finance synagogue renovation project in Slonim
The synagogue is located in the heart of Slonim. It was built in the mid-17th century. The roof of the building has been renovated before. Original interior decorations have been preserved...
19 Oct 2017
Cosmonaut Oleg Novitsky attends Belarus’ exhibition at WFYS 2017 in Sochi
A native of the town of Cherven, Minsk Oblast, Oleg Novitsky told BelTA that he does not miss out on an opportunity to talk with his compatriots. The cosmonaut said he was impressed with the Belarusian exhibition at the WFYS...
19 Oct 2017
Minsk to host international startup contest SU&IT 2017 on 21 October
The event will introduce startups in education, agribusiness, artificial intelligence in medicine, and blockhain...
18 Oct 2017
Large attendance expected for Belarus Fashion Week 2017
"This year the Economy Ministry will provide its most active support to the event. The program will include the roundtables on the development of the industry, business matchmaking events, and master classes by international experts in clothes industry”...
18 Oct 2017
Belarus-Russia Youth Symphony Orchestra to perform in Moscow, Minsk
In 2017, the orchestra’s repertoire will be based on Dmitry Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 7 known as “Leningrad”...
18 Oct 2017
Belarus’ Yanka Kupala Theater to tour China
In 2016 the Yanka Kupala National Academic Theater became an honorary member of the Silk Road International League of Theaters founded by the Chinese authorities to expand creative contacts between the countries participating in the Silk Road initiative...
18 Oct 2017
Concert in Paris celebrates 500th anniversary of Belarusian book printing
The church regularly hosts concerts of classical music featuring famous symphony orchestras from all over the world...
17 Oct 2017
Belarusian exhibition dedicated to 130th anniversary of Marc Chagall opens in Moscow
The famous native of Vitebsk is the pride of not only Belarus but also Russia, France, the United States, Switzerland, and Israel where he worked and created his masterpieces...
17 Oct 2017
Monument to Kosciuszko with plate in Belarusian, German installed in Switzerland
“Today was the technical installation of the monument. The dedication ceremony is scheduled for 21 October,” Charge d'Affaires a.i. of Belarus in Switzerland Pavel Matsukevich said...
17 Oct 2017
Plans to expand Chinese language program in Belarus
We intend to increase this number in the coming years, taking into account ambitious Belarus-China social and economic projects, including the construction of the Great Stone industrial park,” the minister remarked...
17 Oct 2017
Details of IMFC 2017 in Vitebsk revealed
Another draw of the festival will be a performance by the Spanish National Dance Company. In 2016, the team won the Prix Benois de la Danse. In the world of ballet, this award is the equivalent to the Academy Awards (Oscars)...
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